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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

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Pratt and White Memorial Plaque

  • Location: Entrance to Carmine Carro field house, exterior wall to right of entrance
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 1'4"
  • Dedicated: 1939
  • Inscription: IN APPRECIATION OF / THE FORESIGHT OF / FREDERIC B. PRATT / ALFRED T. WHITE / WHO ASSEMBLED / THE LAND AROUND / GERRITSEN BASIN / AND
    GAVE IT TO THE / CITY FOR A PARK. / THIS GIFT WAS THE / BEGINNING OF/
    MARINE PARK. / ERECTED BY THE LEAGUE FOR THE / IMPROVEMENT OF MARINE
    PARK / 1939/

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Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

For your safety, the beach is closed from Beach 91st Street to Beach 102nd Street due to erosion. Other areas of the beach remain open, along with the entire boardwalk, all concessions, and restrooms. The closest beach access is available at Beach 86th and Beach 103rd Streets.

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